Suit to Block Feral Horse Plan Is Frivolous

As sure as hogs wallow in slop, one month after the Bureau of Land Management announced a plan to properly control the population of feral horses on a nearly 4 million-acre tract of land 50 miles southeast of Elko, a New York nonprofit group calling … [Read more...]

Truck Crash Dumps 35,000 Pounds of Salad Dressing onto Highway 93

On Jan. 30, 35,000 pounds of salad dressing spilled onto US 93, south of Alamo, near lower Pahranagat Lake, the result of a truck accident. Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant Guy Davis reported that the truck from Just in Time Cargo, out of … [Read more...]

Ice Fishing in Nevada

It has been a Cassinelli family tradition for several years to go ice fishing when the lakes and reservoirs are safe for ice fishing. Ice must be a minimum of 6” thick to be safe. If there is corn snow above the solid ice, it may need to be even t … [Read more...]

Middle Schoolers Hit the Slopes

Each quarter, Pahranagat Valley Middle School students are rewarded for good grades and good behavior by participating in a Panther Pride Trip, a tradition started in 1993. Different faculty members take turns organizing the trips, and the student … [Read more...]

Reorganized Ambulance Service Discussed

This week, the county commission put forth the idea that the county ambulance service should be placed under the oversight of the county emergency management coordinator / county fire chief. Newly-hired coordinator Eric Holt made his presentation … [Read more...]

High School Seniors Host Valentine’s Day Dinner

The Pahranagat Valley High School senior class hosted a wonderful Valentine’s Day dinner and evening for local residents. This has been a very successful fundraiser for each senior class throughout the past ten years. Half of the money raised is u … [Read more...]

November State Ballot Measures in Nevada

In November, voters statewide will be faced with several ballot measures of interest. Five ballot measures were released recently by Secretary of State Barbara Cegvaske, which range from bolstering protections for crime victims to eliminating … [Read more...]

Special Programs Available This Month at Wildlife Refuge

Did you know that owls do not have a sense of smell? Therefore, they are not bothered at all when they catch one of their favorite prey, the skunk. Barbara Michel, Visitors Services Coordinator at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge and Moapa … [Read more...]

Estate Planning When Relocating

By Jeffery J. McKenna Relocating to a new state often creates issues affecting estate planning. Many people wonder if they need a new will or trust when they move from one state to another. Although a will or trust validly executed in one state … [Read more...]

Lincoln County Coalition News

The Lincoln County Coalition met on Jan. 23 at the Panaca Town Center. Nineteen community members and stakeholders came together to share information, coordinate, and discuss issues in the county. Here are the highlights. Veterans Another free … [Read more...]

Senior Without Walls Available

Caliente’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) announced that the Senior Without Walls Program is available to Lincoln County senior citizens. The program began in 2004 with the goal of providing a community for isolated seniors. What s … [Read more...]

Alamo Native Joins Local Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Lane Truman, of Lincoln Physical Therapy in Alamo and Caliente, has a new partner, Dr. Kobe Wade. The son of Gary and Roxie Wade, Kobee Wade is a 2007 graduate of Pahranagat Valley High School. He spent one semester at Dixie State University … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Cracking down on Impaired Drivers

Over the next two weeks, Lincoln County residents can expect to see double or even triple the normal law enforcement presence. Lincoln County has joined forces with law enforcement agencies statewide to crack down on impaired driving, and has this … [Read more...]

Nevada Democrats Call on Trump to Match Bipartisan State of the Union with Action

By Humberto Sanchez and Luz Gray The Nevada Independent President Donald Trump struck a chord of bipartisanship in his first State of the Union address, but some Nevada Democrats want to see action rather than rhetoric. “Tonight, I call upon … [Read more...]

Wildlife Refuge Plans Programs for Kids

Welcome to “FUN-bruary” at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge! All those who are young and young at heart are invited to participate in this month’s events, presented in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Barbara Michel is … [Read more...]

Newly Requested No-Fly Drone Zone a No-Go

The rule has always been: get too close to the boundary line into Area 51 and trouble closes in on you, including the possibility of arrest. It’s an interesting conundrum that a person can be subject to legal repercussions for trespassing in an a … [Read more...]

Pioche Chamber of Commerce

By Collin Anderson It’s that time of the month again, when the Pioche town board meets to discuss ways to bring life and fun into our mountainside home. The meeting, held this past Wednesday, Jan. 10, opened with discussion on the recent grant t … [Read more...]

Alamo Town Board News

The Alamo Town Board met on January 16. The Friends of Pahranagat Valley asked the board about sprinkler installation at the Splash Pad site in order to prepare the area to put down sod. They will contact Bobby Foremaster to coordinate the … [Read more...]

Sewer & Water Wrap

The Alamo Sewer and Water Board met Jan. 9. The board agreed to have an election of officers every two years. The board also approved not needing a second hook-up for the fifth wheel parked on Billy Pulsipher’s business property. The board stipulated … [Read more...]

Pioche Town Board News

By Collin Anderson On Jan. 1, the Pioche Town Board was brought together to review the issues facing their community, with one of the hottest topics of the day being the rise in Pioche’s utility bills. Among the other subjects on the docket for t … [Read more...]